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January 11, 2022

Ridgeland, SC – Driver Dies in Head-On Collision at SC-462 & Green Pl

Ridgeland, SC (January 11, 2022) – A two-vehicle crash in Ridgeland on Tuesday morning, January 11, resulted in a confirmed fatality. The deadly accident occurred at the intersection of SC-462 and Green Place at around 6:30 a.m. 

Local reports revealed that a Honda sedan and a Chevy pickup truck were headed in opposite directions on the highway. Both vehicles reportedly collided head-on. The driver of the sedan suffered fatal injuries in the impact. The other driver was not injured in the crash. 

At this time, no additional information has been provided. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Head-On Crashes in South Carolina

Ridgeland, SC - Driver Dies in Head-On Collision at SC-462 & Green Pl

Head-on collisions are more likely to result in fatal injuries than other types of car accidents. These crashes are among the deadliest on the road, according to statistics, with a fatality rate of over 58%. Despite accounting for less than 2% of all reported traffic accidents nationwide, head-on collisions account for more than 10% of all road deaths in the United States each year.

You should file a wrongful death claim if a loved one was killed in a car accident. These claims are governed by a number of complicated rules, including who can file a claim and when a wrongful death claim in South Carolina is appropriate. A wrongful death lawsuit is an option when the at-fault party was the direct cause of the victim’s death. With the help of a Ridgeland car accident lawyer, a representative of the deceased should file a claim and attempt to prove the defendant’s negligence.

Ridgeland Wrongful Death Lawyers

Monge & Associates is dedicated to ensuring that families who have lost a loved one as a result of another’s negligence or wrongful act are fully compensated. A wrongful death lawyer will guide you through the entire legal process, regardless of the nature of your claim. Our Ridgeland personal injury lawyers want to help grieving families get the compensation they deserve after a fatal accident while also holding the negligent party accountable.

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, call a Ridgeland wrongful death lawyer at 678-832-0585.

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.